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The Small and Medium Business (SMB) space was shaken about a month ago when Forrester’s Jay McBain shared that his research showed approximately 70% of the SMB managed services provider (MSP) field is seeking change in the way of an exit (retirement, getting acquired, getting a job). I believe this reflects the ongoing maturity of the MSP market.

Enter ARG, a quasi-investment and technology entity

Long time SMB technology player Rob Leon has reemerged in the South Florida area working with a larger MSP. His day job is to focus on helping small businesses do better with technology. But there is more to Rob than meets the eye.

More goodness from our telephony community member SoundLine! We return for more wisdom from CEO Barrett Adams. This is a serious conversation about money! We hit is head-on about how MSPs can make money with a Unified Communications (UC) and telephony attach.

Wow – I’m a mere student of capitalization tables (“cap table”) but Kaseya has blown up the perceptions I had about the SMB MSP area. At it’s recent Kaseya ConnectIT event, it announced another investment round it has completed an investment of more than $500 million to accelerate

One year later since his appointment to Vice President, North America Channels, Lenovo’s Rob Cato reflected on the past year of rapid transformation and offered visibility into the year ahead. Talking with us at the Lenovo Accelerate 2019 conference, Cato shared that while Lenovo got its mojo back

What’s Ted Hulsy up to now? From SonicWall forward, Hulsy has been a friend of the SMB Nation family. Fast forward and Hulsy is Global Head of Channel Marketing (he just crossed one year in his gig).

As part of our “On the Road” series, Let’s look at Message Pro  - a 20-year old Florida-based company – with telephony roots that has built add-on applications.

Right here right now the new Acronis Cyber Platform was announced today from a resurgent Acronis. The platform solution is opening Application Programming Interfaces (API) plus a Software Development Kits (SDK) to developers and other stakeholders.

Our popular MSP Makeover contest has concluded and the winner is Dan Foote of DanTech in Alaska! Foote is a long-time managed services provider (MSP) and community member. He regularly attends community conferences

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Lenovo™ launches ThinkBook 13s and 14s laptops for SMB market buyers

ORLANDO, FL – May 13, 2019 - Technology is driven by the next big thing and at Transform 3.0 at Accelerate, Lenovo is launching a new sub-brand dedicated to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) called ThinkBook